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Almost Everything: Notes on Hope

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Hallelujah Anyway, Bird by Bird, and Help, Thanks, Wow, comes a new book about the place hope holds in our lives."I am stockpiling antibiotics for the Apocalypse, even as I await the blossoming of paperwhites on the windowsill in the kitchen," Anne...
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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Whole Hearts. Tough Conversations.

BREN BROWN · Random House
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

In her #1 New York Times bestsellers, Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step...
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Eating Disorders: Your Questions Answered

Justine J. Reel · Greenwood
Pages: 143
Format: Hardcover

This book serves as an approachable introduction to eating disorders, one of the most common -- and dangerous -- forms of mental illness. The information, guidance, and resources it offers make it a valuable tool for anyone who is struggling with issues surrounding food, weight, and body...
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The Frighteners: A Journey Through our Cultural Fascination with the Macabre

Peter Laws · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Stiff by Mary Roach and Ghostland by Colin Dickey, this illuminating journey written by an ordained minister seeks to uncover the reasons we are drawn to the morbid side of life.The Firghteners is a bizarrely compelling, laugh-out-loud exploration of society's fascination...
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Seven Types of Atheism

John Gray · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From the provocative author of Straw Dogs comes an incisive, surprising intervention in the political and scientific debate over religion and atheismWhen you explore older atheisms, you will find that some of your firmest convictions -- secular or religious -- are highly questionable. If this...
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Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People--and Break Free

Stephanie Moulton Sarkis · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A mental health expert sheds light on "gaslighting"--the manipulative technique used by sociopaths, narcissists, and others--offering practical strategies to cope and break free. Gaslighting is a technique of manipulating others to gain control, often practiced by those with personality...
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Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World

Jim Miller · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A new history of the world's most embattled ideaToday, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this? In Can Democracy Work? James Miller, the author of the classic history...
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The Incurable Romantic: And Other Tales of Madness and Desire

Frank Tallis · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Writer and subject were rarely better matched. This is a brilliant, compelling book."--Ian McEwanIn The Incurable Romantic, Frank Tallis recounts the extraordinary stories of patients who are, quite literally, madly in love: a woman becomes utterly convinced that her dentist...
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Untrue: Why Nearly Everything We Believe About Women, Lust, and Infidelity Is Wrong and How the New Science Can Set Us Free

Wednesday Martin · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Primates of Park Avenue, a bold, timely reconsideration of female infidelity that will upend everything you thought you knew about women and sex.What do straight, married female revelers at an all-women's sex club in LA have in common...
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The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing

MERVE EMRE · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented history of the personality test conceived a century ago by a mother and her daughter--fiction writers with no formal training in psychology--and how it insinuated itself into our boardrooms, classrooms, and beyondThe Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality...
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